Ruth E. Blomquist-Stanbery

  • Born: February 12, 1949
  • Died: August 1, 2013
  • Location: Rochelle, Illinois

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Tribute & Message From The Family

Ruth E. Blomquist-Stanbery, 64 of Rochelle passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013. Ruth was born February 12, 1949, in Chicago, IL, daughter of Roy and Ruth (Johnson) Blomquist. She was a member of the Star of Rochelle Chapter #1030, Order of the Easter Star and Starlight Chapter #1, Oak Lawn, IL. Ruth was a teacher in Creston, Rochelle and at Kishwaukee College.
Survivors include daughters, Elyn Watson and Dena Blomquist; son, Luke Stanbery; grandchildren, Rebekah Watson, Sarah Watson, Ava Nieman and Marcus Plummer; brothers, Roy Blomquist, Jr. and Jon Blomquist; host of nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by parents, daughter, Sue Plummer and brother, Jay Blomquist.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 8, 2013, in the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 615 North First Street, DeKalb, IL 60015.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Cremation Society of Illinois assisted the family.


Condolence & Memory Journal


Elyn and family, I wanted to send my deepest sympathies to you all. I'm so sorry for your loss. I haven't seen your Mom in quite awhile., She use to come in and we would catch up. She was always talking about all of you. I've lost touch with you but I think of you often. Please know I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. May your Mom rest in Peace. May you find some peace in the days to come. Hugs !!!

Posted by Vonnie Wilkinson - Rochelle, IL - Friend   August 08, 2013

To Elyn, Dee, and Luck:

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. May God loving hands blanket and comfort all of you during this difficult journey. Your mom was a wonderful person and mother. May the memories you have give you peace.

Posted by Phil & TJ Yordy - Rochelle, IL - Friend of family   August 05, 2013